• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

Stories

Cora Weir in bedroom
Cora Weir reading in her bedroom.
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The landscape and skies around Weir Farm National Historic Site have inspired artists for more than 130 years. While their artwork is evidence of the park's visual appeal, these written stories manage to comprise an in-depth and perhaps more insightful look at what makes this place so inspiring. Read contemporary accounts by visitors, and historic letters by people that called Weir Farm National Historic Site home.

 

Blogs
Read contemporary accounts of the inspiration felt by the interns at Weir Farm National Historic Site.

 

Letters
Read selected letters from Weir's time at the farm to discover snapshots of America's agricultural, artistic and cultural history.

Did You Know?

Stars on the ceiling of Weir's studio - Photo by Barry McCormick

Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut was established as a part of the National Park Service on October 31, 1990.